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doctrine of the class war, it inculcated a much
needed brotherliness among the workers, but it
was balanced by the organisation of class hate.
So the great propaganda of the class war, with
these monstrous falsifications of manifest fact,
went forth. Collectivisation would not so much
be organised as appear magically when the
incubus of Capitalism and all those irritatingly
well-to-do people, were lifted off the great
Proletarian soul.
Marx was a man incapable in money matters
and much bothered by tradesmen's bills. More-
over he cherished absurd pretensions to aristo-
cracy. The consequence was that he romanced
about the lovely life of the Middle Ages as if he
were another Belloc and concentrated his animus
about the " bourgeoisie ", whom he made respon-
sible for all those great disruptive forces in human
society that we have considered. Lord Bacon,
the Marquis of Worcester, Charles the Second and
the Royal Society, people like Cavendish and
Joule and Watt for example, all became " bour-
geoisie 9> in his inflamed imagination. " During
its reign of scarce a century ", he wrote in the
Communist Manifesto., " the bourgeoisie has created
more powerful, more stupendous forces of produc-
tion than all preceding generations rolled into
one.... What earlier generations had the remotest